Review Quiz #1 for Chapter 14

Review Quiz #1 for Chapter 14



1. In the play, "Prometheus Bound", Aeschylus makes the God Zeus into... a. omnipotent force
b. omniscient force
c. raw power
d. humanity's protector
e. all of the above



2. In the play, "Prometheus Bound", Aeschylus makes the God Prometheus... a. love a mortal woman
b. tricky and wily
c. a rebel
d. humanity's apocalypse
e. all of the above



3. The God Prometheus is punished for... a. saving humanity from extinction
b. defying the God Zeus
c. giving the gift of celestial fire to humanity
d. tricking the God Zeus
e. all of the above



4. The trilogy of Aeschylus, the story is about the evolution of... a. the character of the God Zeus from amoral power into the force of divine justice
b. the character of the God Prometheus from trickster into the King of Olympus
c. the character of the God Prometheus from a minion of the God Zeus into a prophet of the Great Goddess
d. the character of the God Prometheus from a force of amoral instinct into a force of vengeance
e. the character of the Gods Zeus and Prometheus as they come to apocalypse



5. The God Prometheus is know as the "thief" because he... a. steals the cattle of the God Uranus
b. because he steals the hearts of the Goddesses
c. he steals fire
d. he steals the divine tarts
e. all of the above



6. The play of Aeschylus changes the role of the God Prometheus by... a. emphasizing his goodness to women
b. emphasizing his concern for humanity
c. by changing him into a mortal
d. showing his protection of the blind seer, Tiresius
e. all of the above



7. At the onset of Aeschylus' trilogy, the Gods and Goddesses are... a. omniscient
b. omnipotent
c. capable of error
d. doomed by humanity
e. all of the above



8. In Aeschylus' trilogy, the God Prometheus is released from the cliff by... a. command of Zeus
b. the Furies
c. Circe
d. his brother Atlas
e. wild bands of women

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